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Bid is due July 31st by 2pm

Bid opening July 31st at 4pm

From:  Illinois Department of Public Health

Date:  March 23, 2020

Subject:  Emergency Daycare License and Home Daycare Resource Links

On Friday March 20, 2020 The Governor’s executive order (EO) shut down day care centers. These entities can apply for an emergency day care license under the emergency rules that DCFS posted on Friday March 20, 2020. These can be accessed at ( These emergency day care centers can provide care to those individuals who are authorized to work under the EO.  Day care homes (as opposed to centers) may continue to operate (without a license from DCFS) with up to 6 children.

Additional resources related to providing emergency day care services can be found using the following link:

More from the Office of Early Childhood Education has also posted this information:

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Resource links:

Thu, December 12, 2019

Volunteers Needed!!

PADS Homeless Shelter is looking for volunteers for possible day-time hours. If you are interested please contact Myles Newberry at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tue, October 10, 2019

Now Hiring Oct 2019

Whiteside County Health Department has employment opportunities for a part-time or full-time secretary and a full-time public health/WIC RN. Competitive pay and benefits.  Both positions require excellent computer skills. Please send your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail your resume to Beth Fiorini at 1300 W. 2nd St. Rock Falls, IL 61071 by  Monday, October 21st. E.O.E.

Gonorrhea is on the rise in our area. If you have been sexually active and have not been tested recently, call us! 815-626-2230 ext. 1232

Fri, March 03, 2019

2 - James Garcia Recognized!

James Garcia Recognized

We are proud to congratulations to James Garcia for receiving the National Humane Law Enforcement Award for his outstanding work and efforts to revise county ordinances, protect animals from cruelty and strive to find homes and solutions for animals that find their way to the kennels at the Animal Control facility.

It's not like you can buy a new brain.

A Message from the U.S. Surgeon General

The human brainis the last organ to fully develop, at around age 25. Nicotine in e-cigarettes can harm brain development and lead to addiction in yourh and young adults. Let's protect our kids. Learn how at

Whiteside County Community Health Clinic now offers tele-psychiatry appointments! No more long waits for an appointment with the psychiatrist! Call 815-626-2230 and press 8 to speak to the Behavioral Health staff.

Fri, December 12, 2017

PrEP is here!

Follow the link to learn about this amazing program!

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